At least 15 LA County children sickened by inflammatory syndrome related to COVID-19

Over a dozen children in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with a rare and potentially deadly inflammatory syndrome.
At least 15 children in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with a rare and potentially deadly inflammatory syndrome.

According to the Los Angeles Times, doctors believe the syndrome is associated with coronavirus.

It can cause different parts of the body to become inflamed -- such as the heart, lungs, kidney or brain.

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Doctors across the country are trying to piece together information involving a seriously inflammatory condition in children that may be linked to the coronavirus.




Most of the children have developed the syndrome about two to four weeks after being infected with COVID-19.

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